Photo of the Day

A Bald Eagle’s Snowy Descent

A Bald Eagle’s Snowy Descent

— James Neiger finds the famed raptor mid-plunge.
In the Brown Pelican Nest

In the Brown Pelican Nest

— Octavio Aburto is an unexpected houseguest of this fuzzy pair.
An Outstretched Belted Kingfisher

An Outstretched Belted Kingfisher

— Alan Murphy displays the regal hunter.
A Young King Penguin

A Young King Penguin

— Marc Lombardi gets a little prince’s portrait.
Western Gull and Brandt's Cormorant Facing Off

Western Gull and Brandt's Cormorant Facing Off

— Mark Drawbridge's eye on two birds eyeing each other.
American Oystercatchers Horsing Around

American Oystercatchers Horsing Around

— Marina Scarr spots two hot-to-trot juveniles.
A Weaverbird at Work

A Weaverbird at Work

— Douglas Steakley catches a Weaver in the upside-down act.
A Red-Shouldered Hawk Gives a Flourish

A Red-Shouldered Hawk Gives a Flourish

— Carol Fryer's encounter with a raptor at takeoff.
Ring-necked Pheasant Strutting Its Stuff

Ring-necked Pheasant Strutting Its Stuff

— A male of the species swaggers for the camera.
A Northern Cardinal's Wintry Mix

A Northern Cardinal's Wintry Mix

— Karen Bacon finds this shock of red in the fresh powder.